A Walk Through Taxila

The ancient remains in Pakistan represent a glimpse into the history of two of India’s major religions

In 1980, Taxila was named by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, for not only of its architecture and statues, but also in recognition of the many different cultures that influenced its development. (Ria Misra)


Monkeys supporting Jain Temple Pakistan
(Maura McCarthy)
Jain legend posits that disobedient followers were once turned into monkeys and then made to hold up this centuries-old Jain temple in Taxila.

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